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News from Google, Mashable, and more…

There’s a lot going on as I’m writing this post, so I thought I’d just share it all.  Some of it came from Google Communities, so there’s another good reason to join. There are always new things happening on the Web. Let’s go! Google Introduces Data Highlighter This is for folks who aren’t really into […]

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Christmas Goes Social Media

Do you know about Vocus? It’s the marketing and marketing software company that owns PRWeb. Now, I understand that PRWeb is expensive, if you want to put out a press release, but if you want the biggest bang for your buck, it’s still the best press release directory online. But Vocus is into more than […]

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SpringPad: Bravo the Interest Graph!

As you know, I like Pinterest and Love It. Both are fun sites where you can post the things you love. I have a bazillion pins on both of those sites, since Love It allow you to import from Pinterest, but today, guess what? I found a new site called Springpad. Springpad is much like […]

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Pinterest Business Opens

I’ve been telling you about Pinterest and how important it is for online shopping these days. Well, Pinterest has obviously been paying attention to the buzz, too.  Some 70% of Netizens surveyed by BizNet say they get their initial ideas about what to buy from Pinterest and that was head and shoulders over the 17% […]

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How Social Signals Are Influencing Search (Probably)

Like everything else with SEO, measuring the impact of your social media presence online and its impact on search is a “maybe.” Nobody knows exactly what the search algorithms are, except for the people that write them, of course. But we can guess, and there’s little doubt in the minds of all SEOs that the […]

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Pinterest: Most Definitely for E-Commerce Sites and Affiliates

When you think of social media, you probably think of Facebook first, or maybe Twitter. But unless you pay for advertising on Facebook, spending lots of time there may do you little good at all. Know what’s driving online shopping theses days? Pinterest. Yep. I’ve noticed it with my e-commerce clients. They’ll have a spike […]

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Twitter Ads: Worth Running?

I’ve been thinking Twitter is so… yesterday. But I’m very wrong. Twitter is just as strong as it has been, showing no signs of a slowdown or any mass member migration to newer social media sites like LoveIt and Pinterest. And Twitter ads are apparently worth taking a closer look at. In a Mashable article, […]

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